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Library cards

Alachua County Library District cards are free to Florida residents with photo ID.  With them you can borrow books and DVDs, reserve a computer, download eBooks and audiobooks, magazines, or music, or use our eSources to research your family tree, investments, or car repair instructions (among other things).

Meeting rooms

Meeting rooms are available by appointment and on a first-come first-served basis, with restrictions.

Storytimes and other events

Looking for storytimes?  Other events for kidsEvents for teens or adults?  Check out our events calendar.

Downloadable magazines

You can borrow and download magazines from Flipster and Zinio.

Free legal mp3s

You can download five free mp3s, legally, each week from Freegal.

Purchase suggestions

If we don't own it, you can ask us to add it to our collection.

Interlibrary loans

If we don't own it, you might be able to borrow it from another library system.

Computers and WiFi

Feel free to reserve a computer at any of our branches, or to use the free WiFi.


We offer free proctoring services for educational institutions.  Other proctoring requests will be contingent on staff availability.

Literacy / Tutoring / ESOL

We offer basic literacy and ESOL services for adults in Alachua County.